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IT Unity

Orange, CA, April 23, 2014 – announces the launch of a new online community site that delivers unique in-depth content that has been vetted by experts, as well as solutions from the industry’s most respected thought leaders, technical experts, Microsoft partners, and exciting new voices in the tech community.

IT Unity’s vision is to inspire and serve the community with deep expertise that will be the center of the conversation for developers, administrators, business users, ISVs, and industry leaders as they share solutions to business problems. will be the trusted community and the go-to resource for guidance, news, information, insight, analysis, and answers.

With a longstanding commitment to serving the IT community, the leadership team was assembled by founders Dan Holme, a world-renowned speaker, consultant, and Microsoft MVP; and Jacquelyn Baillie, a veteran community advocate and media expert. Rounding out this powerhouse team is editor-in-chief Karen Forster, award-winning technology journalist and Microsoft content expert; and Heather Newman, highly respected SharePoint community influencer and technology marketing maven.

“Our goal is lofty,” said Dan Holme, Founder and Chief Content Curator, “IT Unity will reflect a radical rethinking of how accurate, relevant technical and business content is developed, curated, maintained, repurposed, and revised, and how expertise and solutions are connected with users’ needs.”

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“Industry response has been overwhelmingly positive,” Holme said. “I’m thrilled and proud to announce that two of the most respected independent experts in the industry, Andrew Connell and Scot Hillier are officially joining’s leadership team to drive our content and community for SharePoint and Office 365 developers and modern application development.”

Also partnering with is noted SharePoint superstar Inna Gordin, founder of, the world’s largest independent SharePoint product directory, and, a highly targeted SharePoint-exclusive advertising network. serves the customers of Microsoft Corp., and Chris Johnson, Group Product Manager, Microsoft Office Division, acknowledges the importance of this new community. “The Microsoft Office 365 team is dedicated to helping SharePoint and Office customers succeed, and we look forward to’s unique focus on expert, solutions-focused content and community. The Office 365 team looks forward to participating on the site!”

Connect, Share, Discover invites the community to connect, share, and discover:

Connect with world-renowned subject matter experts and peers in community-driven forums. Take advantage of experts’ regular office hours and ask the questions. Gain invaluable insight through lively discussion of issues that community members are facing.

Share how you’ve solved a problem, created a service or product, or developed expertise. IT Unity’s global audience and network of industry relationships will enhance your visibility and the impact you can make on the broader community.

Discover solutions and innovative ideas. Find quick answers, comprehensive training, and lessons learned from organizations that have tackled the challenges you face.

As a trusted, independent resource, will keep content accurate, up-to-date, hype-free, and of high value. We welcome your contributions.

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IT Unity revolutionizes the way technical content is created, customized, and consumed. IT Unity empowers the community of trusted experts, users, business decision makers, IT professionals, developers, and industry solution providers to solve business problems with technology.

Come together to CONNECT with world-renowned subject matter experts and peers, to SHARE your experience-based knowledge, and to DISCOVER how SharePoint an Office 365 can address the business problems you face.

Karen Forster
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Jackie Baillie
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